I’m tired. I’m tired of hearing the eating disorder voice berate me: “you can’t, you can’t, you must, you shouldn’t, you did, now you will” rattle in my brain on repeat. I’m tired of hearing it say, “You take up
The reality of the situation is that it’s tough. The kind of tough that feels indefinable, yet I’m no stranger to its heaviness. The tough that feels too much. I feel too much. Shortly after I wrote about my struggle
In treatment topic groups often focus on specific emotions that people with eating disorders tend to have more difficulty feeling and expressing, or sometimes there is a discussion on how diet culture impacts body image. Don’t get me wrong, these
Eating disorders are disorders of shame, isolation, and fear. All too frequently, eating disorders strip people of their voices and convince them that they don’t have the right to a voice in the first place. Queer women have been traditionally
The important yet, challenging nature of developing trust in eating disorder recovery is often highly underestimated. Trusting relationships, both with ourselves and with others, allow us to accept our truths and therefore present us with the option of creating change.